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bag, beaded
Dimensions: 12.5cm x 20 cm and 120cm braid shoulder strap
Medium: silk?, beads
Made in: India
Description: Ladies evening bag made of cream silk in an envelope style, where the front flap and front section are beaded. The front uses seed beads in metallic blue, gold, opaque white and transparent to define a striped pattern, while the front flap uses seed and bugle beads to depict a more stylised swirling pattern of flowers and leaves. There is a braid shoulder strap of 120 cm. A label "Made in India" accompanies it.
Inv. No.: 1728

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